Parker Family Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Alice Chen-Plotkin is the Parker Family Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate and English literature major at Harvard University, she began her scientific training as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. She subsequently joined the faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she leads a research group studying the neurodegenerative diseases and maintains a clinical practice caring for Parkinson’s Disease patients. She has won top awards from both the Academy of Neurology (Jon Stolk Award, 2014) and the American Neurological Association (Derek Denny Brown Award, 2018) for her translational research efforts.